Category Archives: snippet

Having run out of witty titles

The silence last week was quite accidental. We’re approaching the end of the orchestra season (concert on Saturday! Anyone want to come?) and I’ve actually worked a little bit, and am not too far behind on Camp NaNo, although the stats … Continue reading

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“I’m just the amanuensis, I don’t know anything!”

Two of my writing projects share the highest-priority place at the moment, but one of them gets longer faster than the other. They are The Two-Legged League and Levi’s story, tentatively titled So That Others May Live. The latter is at 37,000 words … Continue reading

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Caution: may explode on impact

I am not at school today, on account of a cold, and I skipped class yesterday too. Olivia was reminiscing about camp last night, and said she wished it would have gone on forever, but I said a week was … Continue reading

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Just fraternizing

The Adventures of the Motley Crew have reached eighty thousand (80,000) words, and I expect it will pause there for a while (I’d be pleasantly surprised if it didn’t, but that seems unlikely). We had our last get-together on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Si medicus quisquam in horto prostratus

The announcement I said might come in the last post, except I forgot about it, which I also said I might do, is here now. I am working on a new novel, probably on the shorter side. The idea sort … Continue reading

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So what *have* I been writing?

I’ve already mentioned setting OtN down for a bit while I hunt up articles, but the Camp NaNo stats are still going up, so what am I doing? The story really deserves its own title, as I’m ten thousand words … Continue reading

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Snippets — Of the North, mostly

asdfghjk asdfghjk cut asdfghjkl ;;’snip snur’ trim trim * * * * * This is what happens when your sister comes home from work and you’ve left your computer unsupervised while you’re making lunch. (She said, “But those are snippets!”) … Continue reading

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